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what are the seedless NONvascular plants?
moss and liverwort
what does a preserved moss specimen look like?
a fuzzy green patch
what does a live moss specimen look like?
red stems with green fuzzy ends
are male and female gametophytes of moss haploid or diploid?
haploid (n)
what is the sporophyte of a moss?
the whole top part that sticks out of a gametophyte
what is the sporangium of a moss?
the top capsule of the moss on the sporophyte
what is the gametophyte of a moss?
the bottom green portion of a moss
what is the male reproductive structure of a moss called and what does it produce?
antheridium, produces sperm
what is the female reproductive structure called and what does it produce?
archegonium, produces eggs
what does a moss antheridium look like on a microscope slide and what does it produce?
like a green pickle shape with white circles inside;sperm
what is the entire green structure on the antheridium slide?
prothallus
what does a moss archegonium look like on a microscope slide and what does it produce?
blue sperm shaped with white circkes inside;eggs
what group does moss belong to?
seedless nonvascular
what does liverwort look like?
a flat oval base with a spikey-looking flower attached sticking out
do liverworts reproduce by seeds or spores?
spores
do mosses reproduce by seeds or by spores?
spores
are the sporangium in moss and liverworts diploid or haploid?
diploid